DYER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Jeff Box, Sheriff
Mike Boals, Chief Deputy
The Dyer County Sheriff's Communications Division is a 911 Public Safety Answering Point staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Sheriff’s Communications Center provides the highest quality, professionally competent public safety services to Dyer County residents.
a day, 365 days a year, the Sheriff’s Communications Center provides the highest quality, professionally competent public safety service
Lt. Alan Bargery is the Jail Administrator for the Dyer County Sheriff's Office.
In 2003 the Dyer County Jail began operating a 184 bed, state of the art, correctional facility. Located at 401 East Cedar Street in Dyersburg. We are proud to be known for jail programs that attempt to prevent inmates from returning to jail. These programs contribute to the saving of taxpayer dollars and reduce crime in our community. Such programs include drug & alcohol addiction, anger management, family values, parenting, jail ministry, GED, and inmate work programs.
Sheriff’s Chaplains are ordained members of the clergy who donate their time and talents in partnership with the members of the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office in service to our communities.
Our Chaplains are volunteer members of our department that assist staff members and the community by providing confidential, compassionate and caring support during both emergency and non-emergency situations that occur.
Terry McCreight is the Chief Investigator of the Criminal Investigation Division .
This division is responsible for all felony crimes. These Investigators all have specialized training so that they can assist the members of the community when a crime has occurred. The division is comprised of investigators who work all the felony cases such as homicides, home invasions, kidnapping, grand larceny, bomb threats, felony child abuse, rapes/sexual assaults, fires, cyber crimes and any others that come in to their office.
The Dyer County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division is tasked with patrolling over total area of 526 square miles of which 510 square miles is land and 16 square miles of waterways. Dyer County is bisected by U.S. Route 51, a major highway connecting Memphis with Chicago from south to north. To the west, Dyer County is connected to Missouri by Interstate 155 over the Mississippi River which borders the state of Arkansas. These entities make Dyer County a throughfare for criminal activity which are suppressed by a proactive Dyer County Sheriff's Patrol Division.